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A commercial-grade 1.2-V/6-Ah nickel/metal hydride cell

Kumar, Ganesh V and Shaju, KM and Munichandraiah, N and Shukla, AK (1998) A commercial-grade 1.2-V/6-Ah nickel/metal hydride cell. In: Journal of Power Sources, 76 (1). pp. 106-111.

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Abstract

The performance of a commercial-grade 1.2-V/6-Ah nickel/metal hydride cell is reported in terms of discharge characteristics and cycle life. The cell is comprised of compacted, metal hydride negative electrodes, made out of a stoichiometric $AB_2$ -Laves phase with nominal composition $Zr_{0.5} Ti_{0.5} V_{0.6} Cr_{0.2} Ni_{1.2}$ , and sintered nickel positive electrodes. The cell can withstand prolonged charge–discharge schedules with little deterioration in performance. The effect of varying discharge rate and temperature is also examined.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article eblongs to Elsevier.
Keywords: Nickel metal/hydride cells;Laves phase;Hydrogen-storage alloys;Cycle life;Discharge rate
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:33
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/9271

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